Acknowledgements 2012

We wish to thank to all referees listed below, who have reviewed the manuscripts submited. Their time and effort is particularly appreciated.

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Fumiyoshi Abe
College of Science and Engineering, Aoyama Gakuin University, Fuchinobe, Sagamihara, Japan

Akshay Anand
Department of Neurology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Borhane Annabi
épartement de Chimie-Biochimie, Université du Québec à Montréal, Québec, Canada

Vladan P. Bajić
Institute for Pharmaceutical R and D, University of Belgrade, Serbia

Grzegorz Bartosz
Department of Molecular Biophysics, University of Łódź, Łódź, Poland

Anthony J. Bench
Haemato-oncology, Diagnostic Service, Department, of Haematology, Addenbrooke’s, Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge, UK

Ivan Bertoncello
Department of Pharmacology, University of Melbourne, Australia

Martin Blank
Department of Physiology, Columbia University, New York

Barbora Brodská
Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion, Prague, Czech Republic

Graham Burdge
Institute of Human Nutrition, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK

Antonio Camins
University of Barcelona, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutic Chemistry, Catalonia, Spain

Andrea Caporali
Laboratory of Vascular Pathology and Regeneration, Regenerative Medicine Section, School of Clinical Sciences, Bristol Heart Institute, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK

Elias Castanas
Laboratory of Experimental Endocrinology, University of Crete School of Medicine, Greece

Stephen Y. Chan
Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Associate Physician, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, USA

Robert Clarke
Department of Oncology and Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, USA

Jon Martin Collinson
School of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Institute of Medical Sciences, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK

Eliecer Coto
Genética Molecular HUCA-Maternidad, Oviedo, Spain

Ana Maria Cuervo
Department of Developmental and Molecular Biology, Institute for Aging Studies, Marion Bessin Liver Research Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA

Patrick C. D’Haese
Laboratory of Pathophysiology, University of Antwerp, Wilrijk, Belgium

Edilamar Menezes de Oliveira
Laboratory of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of the Exercise, School of Physical Education and Sport, University of Sao Paulo, Brasil

Krzysztof Dołowy
Department of Biophysics, Warsaw University of Life Sciences SGGW, Warsaw, Poland

Ludwig Dubois
Department of Radiation Oncology (MAASTRO Lab), Grow - School for Oncology and Developmental Biology, Maastricht University Medical Centre, The Netherlands

Thomas Efferth
German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany

Faadiel Essop
Cardiometabolic Research Group, Department of Physiological Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa

Simon J. Foster
The Krebs Institute, Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, University of Sheffield, Firth Court, Western Bank, Sheffield, UK

Koji Fukui
Physiological Chemistry Laboratory, Department of Bioscience and Engineering, College of Systems Engineering and Sciences, Shibaura Institute of Technology, Japan

German A. Gil
Depto de Química Biológica, CIQUIBIC-CONICET, Facultad de Ciencias Químicas, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Pab.Argentina Ciudad Universitaria, Córdoba Argentina

Joel S. Greenberger
Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Michał Grzybek
Max Planck Institute, Dresden, Germany

Geert Haesaert
Associated Faculty of Applied Bioscience Engineering, University College Ghent, Ghent, Belgium

Robert N. Hanson
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Northeastern University, Boston, USA

Pilar Hernandez
Instituto de Agricultura Sostenible (IAS, CSIC), Cordoba, Spain

Paul J. Higgins
Center for Cell Biology and Cancer Research, Albany Medical College, Albany, New York, USA

Dick Hoekstra
Department of Cell Biology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

Anita Hryniewicz-Jankowska
Faculty of Biotechnology, University of Wrocław, Wrocław, Poland

Fang Huang
State Key Laboratory of Medical Neurobiology, Shanghai Medical College, Fudan University, China

Paulina Jackowiak
Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences , Poznań, Poland

Filip Janku
Investigational Cancer Therapeutics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA

Maud Kamal
Institut Curie, Département de Recherche Translationnelle, France

Tomonori Kawano
Faculty of Agriculture and Life Science, Hirosaki University, Hirosaki, Japan

Oliver H. Krämer
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Center for Molecular Biomedicine, Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Jena, Germany

Jessy Labbé
Biosciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, USA

Luigi Maria Larocca
Department of Pathology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy

Jacek Leluk
Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Zielona Góra, Zielona Góra, Poland

Fu-Cheng Lin
Biotechnology Institute, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China

Tang Lu
Department of Stomatology, Xuanwu Hospital  Capital Medical University, Beijing, China

Patrick Maier
Department of Radiation Oncology, Mannheim Medical Center, University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany

William R. Marcotte
Department of Genetics & Biochemistry, Clemson University, Clemson, USA

Thierry Meinnel
Protein Maturation Group, Institut des Sciences du Végétal, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France

Keiichi Mochida
RIKEN Biomass Engineering Program, Yokohama, Japan

Éva Monostori
Institute of Genetics, Biological Research Center, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Szeged, Hungary

M. Reza Mozafari
Phosphagenics R&D Laboratory, Clayton, VIC, Australia

Maria E. Mycielska
Department of Surgery, University of Regensburg Medical Center, Regensburg, Germany

Krzysztof Nieznanski
Department of Biochemistry, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Warsaw, Poland

Richard Nuccitelli
BioElectroMed Corporation, Burlingame, USA

Jan Palmblad
Department of Medicine M54, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden

Uraiwan Panich
Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Andrew J. Paterson
Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, USA

Jesus Pérez-Gil
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Valencia , Valencia, Spain

Kent E. Pinkerton
Center for Health and the Environment, University of California at Davis

Cristina Potrich
Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Center for Materials and Microsystems, Povo (Trento), Italy

Azizur Rahman
Department of Marine and Environmental Sciences, University of the Ryukyus,Okinawa, Japan

Esther Raskopf
Department of Internal Medicine I, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany

Joanna Rejman
Research Group on Nanomedicines, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

Peter J. Richards
Bone and Stem Cell Research Group, CABMM, Zurich, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Alastair Ross
Department of Food Science, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

Frederic Rousseau
VIB Switch Laboratory, Belgium

Naoaki Sakata
Division of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan

David A. Scheinberg
Molecular Pharmacology and Chemistry, Sloan-Kettering Institute, New York, USA

Farah Sheikh
Department of Medicine, University of California-San Diego, USA

David P. Siderovski
Department of Pharmacology, Chapel Hill, USA

Pravin C. Singhal
Department of Immunology, Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, North Shore LIJ Health System, NY, USA

Valeria Sogos
Department of Cytomorphology, University of Cagliari, Italy

Mathias  Z. Strowski
Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology and Interdisciplinary Centre of Metabolism: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Charité-University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Tomoka Takao
Research Center of enbviromental Development and Medical Science, Kyushu University, Japan

GianPaolo Tibolla
Department of Pharmacological and Biomolecular Sciences, University of Milan, Milan, Italy

Guri Tzivion
Cancer Institute, Department of Biochemistry, University of Mississippi Medical Center Cancer, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

Maciej Ugorski
Laboratory of Glycobiology and Cell Interactions, Ludwik Hirszfeld Institute of Immunology and Experimental Therapy, Polish Academy of Sciences, Wroclaw, Poland

Stien Vandendriessche
Laboratoire de Référence MRSA-Staphylocoques, Service de Microbiologie, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Hôpital Erasme, Brussels, Belgium

Myra Villareal
Alliance for Research on North Africa (ARENA), University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba City, Japan

Tobias Vogler
Pathologisches Institut der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany

Lucas Waltzer
Université de Toulouse, UPS, Centre de Biologie du Développement, Toulouse, France

Nicole T. Watt
School of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Leeds, UK

Robert Wysocki
Institute of Experimental Biology, University of Wroclaw, Wrocław, Poland

Soichiro Yamada
Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of California, USA

Samantha M. Yeligar
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA

ShaoJu Zeng
Beijing Key Lab of Gene Engineering Drugs & Biological Technology, Beijing Normal University, China

Maciej Żylicz
ICM, University of Warsaw, Warszawa, Poland

Mark Alliegro
Josephine Bay Paul Center, The Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, USA

Borhane Annabi
Département de Chimie, Université du Québec à Montréal, Quebec, Canada

Ali S Arbab
Department of Radiology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, USA

Jacek Bania
Department of Food Hygiene and Consumer Health Protection, Wrocław University of Environmental and Life Sciences,Wrocław, Poland

Rafał Bartoszewski
Department of Biology and Pharmaceutical Botany, Medical University of Gdansk, Gdansk, Poland

Dietmar Benke
Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland

Antonio Bevilacqua
Department of Food Science, Faculty of Agricultural Science, Foggia University, Foggia, Italy

Matthias Brock
Center of Experimental Rheumatology and Zurich Center of Integrative Human Physiology (ZIHP) University Zurich, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland

Tilman Brummer
Zentrum für Biosystemanalyse (ZBSA), Germany

Marissa Calderón-Torres
Unidad de Biomedicina, Facultad de Estudios Superiores-Iztacala, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Tlalnepantla, Estado de México, CP, Mexico

Jared M. Campbell
Centre for Stem Cell Research, School of Paediatrics and Reproductive Health, University of Adelaide, Medical School Nth, Adelaide, South Australia

Carsten Carlberg
Department of Biosciences, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland

W. Scott Champney
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, J.H. Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee, USA

Yury O. Chernoff
School of Biology and Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA

James F. Collawn
Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, USA

Colin K. Combs
University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Pharmacology, Physiology, and Therapeutics, Grand Forks, USA

Juliana Croitoru-Lamoury
St. Vincent's Hospital, Sydney, Australia

Thomas Czerny
University of Applied Sciences, FH Campus Wien, Department for Applied Life Sciences, Austria

Indrani Datta
Manipal Institute of Regenerative Medicine, Constituent Institute of Manipal University, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Hakim Djaballah
High Throughput Screening Core Facility, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York

Katarzyna Donskow-Łysoniewska
Department of Parasitology, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland

Alfonso Duenas-Gonzalez
Unidad de Investigación Biomédica en Cáncer, Instituto de Investigaciones Biomédicas, Universidad Nacional Autonóma de Mexico, Instituto Nacional de Cancerología, Mexico City, Mexico

Christophe Erneux
Institut de Recherche Interdisciplinaire (IRIBHM), Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium

Marian Farkasovsky
Slovak Academia of Sciences, Slovakia

Yukari Fujimoto
Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Osaka University, Toyonaka, Osaka, Japan

Glenn S. Gerhard
Weis Center for Research, Geisinger Clinic, Danville, Pennsylvania, USA

Eric Gilson
UMR5239, Faculté de Médecine Lyon Sud, Pierre Bénite, France

Reinhard Gruber
Department of Oral Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Zhefeng Guo
Department of Neurology, Brain Research Institute, Molecular Biology Institute, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, USA

John A. Hanover
Laboratory of Cell Biochemistry and Biology, NIDDK, National Institutes of Health, NIH, Bethesda, USA

Helle Hasager Damkier
Department of Biomedicine, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark

Claudio Hetz
Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile

Shuk-mei Ho
Department of Environmental Health, Kettering Complex, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Naoki Hosen
Department of Functional Diagnosis, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka, Japan

Wei-Wen Hu
Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, National Central University, Jhongli City, Taiwan

Stephan Immenschuh
Institute for Transfusion Medicine, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany

Samuel M. Janes
Centre for Respiratory Research, University College London, London, United Kingdom

Marianne Juhler
University Clinic of Neurosurgery, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark

Benedikt Kaufer
Institut für Virologie, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany

George Koliakos
Department of Biological Chemistry, Medical School, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece

Periannan Kuppusamy
Internal Medicine and Biomedical Engineering, Department of Pathology, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine The Ohio Stat University, Columbus, USA

Marek Langner
Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Instrumentation, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland

Reko Leino
Laboratory of Organic Chemistry, Åbo Akademi University, Åbo, Finland

Xue-jun Li
Department of Pharmacology, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Peking University, Beijing, China

Vincenzo Longo
Istituto di Biologia e Biotecnologia Agraria CNR, Italy

Paweł Mackiewicz
Faculty of Biotechnology, University of Wrocław, Wrocław, Poland

Oriol Manuel
Transplantation Center, University Hospital of Lausanne (CHUV), Lausanne, Switzerland

Igor Matushansky
Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Department of Medicine, USA

Rakesh Mishra
Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad, India

Ute M. Moll
Department of Pathology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, USA

Jan S. Moreb
Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA

Jerzy Mozrzymas
Laboratory of Neuroscience, Department of Biophysics, Wrocław Medical University, Wrocław, Poland

Ueli Nachbur
Cell Signalling and Cell Death Division, Silke lab, The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute for Medical Research, Australia

Olga Novikova
Department of Plant Pathology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA

Maria Cristina Oliveira
Instituto Tecnológico e Nuclear, Sacavém, Portugal

Maria Antonietta Panaro
Department of Human Anatomy and Histology,University of Bari, Italy

Hee-Young Park
Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, Boston University, Boston, USA

Felipe Perecin
School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Animal Health, UNESP, Rua Clóvis Pestana, Araçatuba, São Paulo, Brazil

Rosario Perona
Instituto de Investigaciones Biomédicas, C/Arturo Duperier, Madrid, Spain

Selvarangan Ponnazhagan
Department of Pathology, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA

Ausilia Puglisi
Department of Medical Pathology, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy

Leda Raptis
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Betsy A. Read
Department of Biological Sciences, California State University-San Marcos, USA

David Restuccia
Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Basel, Switzerland

Simon N. Robinson
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Texas, Houston, USA

Barbara Rossi
Department of Pathology, Section of General Pathology, University of Verona, Verona, Italy

Tapas Saha
Department of Oncology, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, USA

Masamitsu Sato
Department of Biophysics and Biochemistry, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Tokyo, Japan

Federico Scossa
Agricultural Research Council, Research Center for Vegetable Crops, Italy

James L. Sherley
Programs in Regenerative Biology and Cancer Biology, Adult Stem Cell Technology Center, Boston Biomedical Research Institute, Watertown, USA

Kuldeep Singh
School of Agricultural Biotechnology, Punjab Agricultural, University, Ludhiana, India

Ingiridur Skirnisdottir
Department of Women's and Children's Health, Uppsala University Hospital, Akademiska Sjukhuset, Uppsala, Sweden

Norma Staiano
Department of Biological Structures, Functions and Technologies, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Napoli Federico II, Napoli, Italia

Joanna Szymak
Faculty of Biotechnology, University of Wrocław, Wrocław, Poland

Juliet M. Taylor
Bruce Lefroy Centre for Genetic Health Research, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Victoria, Australia

Tsutomu Tsuji
Department of Microbiology, Hoshi University School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tokyo, Japan

Kohjiro Ueki
Department of Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases, Graduate School of Medicine, Center for Disease Biology and Integrative Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan

Jeroen W.J. van Kilsdonk
Department of Biomolecular Chemistry, IMM & NCMLS, Faculty of Science, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Renata Veselska
Laboratory of Tumor Biology and Genetics, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic

James Vince
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute Biotechnology Centre is located in the La Trobe University's Research and Development Park, Australia

Thomas Walenda
Helmholtz Institute for Biomedical Engineering, Stem Cell Biology and Cellular Engineering, Germany

Alden H. Warner
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada

Hartwig Wolburg
Institute of Pathology, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany

Ningzhi Xu
State Key Laboratory of Molecular Oncology and Laboratory of Cell and Molecular Biology, Cancer Institute and Cancer Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, Chin

Zhihong Yang
Division of Physiology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Science, University of Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland

Mei-chin Yin
Department of Health and Nutrition Biotechnology, Asia University, Taichung City, Taiwan

Lin Zhang
Hillman Cancer Center, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, USA